Across the State - Sporting Events

Sporting Events

Sports are a prominent feature in South Carolina ’s quality of life; spectators enjoy a wide variety of events, from high school football to professional hockey. The state’s grade schools and colleges offer seasonal sports opportunities for their athletes as well as cheering fans. Each year, the impressive list of sporting events held in South Carolina and neighboring states grows: 

Minor league baseball in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach

Professional basketball ? NBA Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Sting (WNBA); 

Professional football ? NFL's Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers; 

College sports such as football, baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis,
volleyball, and golf; 

East Coast hockey league teams in Charlotte, NC and Charleston, Florence,
Greenville, and Columbia 

A Professional A-League soccer team in Charleston (The Battery) and professional soccer clubs throughout the state; 

Professional golf in Augusta (The Masters) and Hilton Head (MCI Classic); 

Professional tennis in Charleston (Family Circle Cup) 

International SteepleChase in Camden (Carolina and Colonial Cup races); and 

Busch and Winston Cup series stock car racing in Charlotte, NC and Darlington and Myrtle Beach, SC.